July 2022

From effortless summer style to a super fun Christmas in July project to beginner-friendly tips on shortening hems, there’s something for every skill level in the July issue of We Like SewingREAD MORE 
Caitlin Eaton


Many different kinds of garments - including pants, skirts, and even tops -  have hems. These folded and sewn edges help finish an item of clothing cleanly, while also preventing fraying and wear over time. There are several options and techniques to choose from when shortening hems. Most involve a sewing machine, but there are hand-sewn hems as well. Here are some top tips for hemming success!  READ MORE 
The Thrifty Sewist’s Guide to Garage Sales
During spring and summer, there’s one place you will find me almost every Saturday morning: hitting up my local garage sales. Born out of my love of all things vintage, garage sales are my happy place. Not only are they perfect for finding vintage clothing and retro home décor, they’re also a treasure trove for the thrifty sewist. So if you’re tired of spending a fortune on fabric or you want to start sewing without dropping a ton of money on a new machine, then our guide to garage sales is just what you need.  READ MORE 

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